The Institute's leadership, staff, faculty, and advisory boards are dedicated to the IAH mission to support and develop Carolina faculty. Below is a listing of these teams as well as our current Faculty Fellows and Academic Leadership Program Fellows.


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Misha Becker

Associate Professor, Linguistics; Faculty Advisory Board

Misha Becker is an Associate Professor in the Linguistics department at Carolina. She received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from UCLA in 2000 and then held a postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute for R … Continued


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Jocelyn Lim Chua

Assistant Professor, Anthropology; Faculty Advisory Board
919-962-1564
jlchua@email.unc.edu

Jocelyn Lim Chua’s research examines how globalizing psychiatry endeavors to systematically reshape human capacities for living. She is interested in how psychiatry’s relational forms of knowledge and … Continued


Mark Crescenzi

Mark Crescenzi

Professor, Political Science
919-962-0401
crescenzi@unc.edu

Mark Crescenzi is a Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He earned his B.A. degree from the University of Californ … Continued


Oswaldo Estrada

Oswaldo Estrada

Associate Professor, Spanish

oestrada@email.unc.edu

Oswaldo Estrada’s research focuses on gender formation and transgression, historical memory, and the construction of dissident identities in contemporary Mexico and Peru. Relying on postmodern theorie … Continued


Kumarini Silva

Kumarini Silva

Assistant Professor, Communication

kumi@email.unc.edu

Dr. Silva’s research is at the intersections of feminism, identity and Identification, post-colonial studies, and popular culture. She is the author of Brown Threat: Identification in the Security Sta … Continued